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National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology(Under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India)

Overview

NCHMCT Society

Aims and objectives of National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology and its role as the apex formation in the country to ensure co-ordinated growth and development of hospitality education   through its affiliated institutes are elaborated in its Memorandum of Association which among other things, mandates the Council to effectively discharge functions such as:

  • Formation guidance and coordination of various types of studies, knowledge and research inclusive of Graduate and Post Graduate  studies   in the field of Food Management, Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition and allied skills and crafts;
  • to affiliate institutions concerned with the subject and prescribe courses of study and instructions leading to examinations conducted by it;
  • to prescribe standards for buildings and equipment of affiliated institutions;
  • to prescribe educational qualifications and other standards for the members of staff of affiliated institutions; and where necessary, to depute them for their further training etc. both inside and outside the country;
  • to prescribe educational and other qualifications for admission of students to affiliated institutions;
  • to prescribe the manner of admission of students to the affiliates institutions;
  • to admit candidates to examinations conducted by it;
  • to conduct examinations for promotion from lower to higher classes and also for awarding certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  • to publish results of examinations conducted by it;
  • to grant certificates, diplomas and degrees to students who have completed the prescribed courses of study in an affiliated institution and have passed the examinations conducted by it;
  • to cooperate with other authorities and bodies in such manner and for such purposes as may be necessary for giving effect to the objects of the Society;
  • to promote the general advancement of education, technical and otherwise, amongst members of and those connected with, and the educational and professional interests of the Hotel and  Catering industries;
  • to devise and impose means for testing the qualifications of persons already working in the industry to grant recognition to their professional attainments and to form Rules and Bye-laws for such recognition and all matters incidental thereto;
  • to advise the Government on coordinated development of Hotel Management & Catering Technology education and training regarding the same; and on such other matters as the Government may require;
  • to do all other such lawful acts and things as may be necessary or incidental or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the objects of the Society;
  • to acquire, hold and dispose of property in any manner whatsoever provided that the prior approval of the Central Government is obtained in the case of acquisition or disposal of immovable property;
  • to deal with any property belonging to or vested in the Society in such manner as the Society may deem fit for advancing its functions;
  • to borrow and raise money with or without security or the security of any Mortgage, hypothecation or pled of the overall or any of the immovable properties belonging to the Society or in any other manner whatsoever;
  • to start, conduct, print, publish and exhibit any magazines, periodicals, newspapers, books, pamphlets or posters that may be considered desirable for the promotion of the objects of the Society;
  • to receive grants-in-aid, donations, etc. from the Government and if considered necessary, other persons and the grants etc. so received will be utilised solely in furtherance of the objects of the Society and in accordance with any conditions imposed by the Government;
  • to create and maintain a Fund to which shall be credited:
    • all moneys provided by the Government of India and other Governments/Institutions;
    • all fees and other charges received by the Society;
    • all moneys received by the Society by way of grants, gifts, donations, bequests or transfers, and
    • all moneys received by the Society in any other manner or from any other sources.
  • to deposit all moneys credited to the fund created and maintained under sub-clause (u) in such banks or to invest them in such manner as the Society may decide;
  • to draw, make, accept, endorse and discount cheques, notes or other negotiable instruments, and for these purposes to sign, execute and deliver such assurances and deeds as may be necessary;
  • to pay out of the funds belonging to the Society or out of any particular part of such funds the expenses incurred by the Society from time to time including all expenses incidental to the formation of the Society and management and administration of any of the foregoing objects including all rents, rates, taxes, outgoings and the salaries of the employees;
  • to carry out such other duties as may be imposed upon it by the Central Government from time to time.

Composition of NCHMCT Society:

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology is a Society registered under the Societies Act, 1860.  Composition of its members as defined in Rule 4(1) of Society’s Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations is a sunder:

01 Minister-in-charge of Administrative Department concerned. Hon'ble Minister for Tourism President of Society
02 Minister of State in the Administrative Department or if there is no such Minister such other person as may be nominated by the President. Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism. Vice - President
03 Ministers/Secretaries In charge of the Education and the Labour Department in the Union Govt. Hon'ble Ministers of the respective Ministries are in position. (However, notices have sent to Secretary level officers only in past) Member
04 Representatives of the Govt. of respective States in which the affiliated Institutes are located. State Secretaries of States and U.T. in which the affiliated Institutes are located will be the same. Chairmen of IHMs and FCls are State Tourism Secretaries Therefore, State Tourism Secretaries of Delhi and Maharashtra not represented. Members
05 Chairmen of the Board of Governors of Societies managing the affiliated Institutes Secretary (T) of the respective StatelUT are the Chairmen of the affiliated Institutes as at S. No.4. Member
06 Chairman of the Board of Governors of National Council for Hotel Management. Secretary (T), Govt. of India is the Chairperson of BOG, NCHMCT. Members
07 Five Representatives of the Govt. of India Secretary(T)
Addl Secy.(T)(in place of DG)
Addl. Dir. Gen.(T).
Representatives of Ministries of Labour and
Human Resource Development.
Member
08 Member Financel Financial Advisor in the Administrative Department. Addl. Secy. & Financial Advisor, MOT. Members
09 Principals of all affiliated Institutes to be nominated by the Govt. Principals of all affiliated IHMs and FCls. Member
10 Two Experts in Hotel and Food Management, Catering and Nutrition, to be nominated by the Govt. - Vacant
11 Four persons from the Hotel and Catering Industry to be nominated by the Govt. - Vacant
12 Chief Executive Officer of the National Council to be appointed by the Govt. ADG(T) has additional charge of the post of Chief Executive Officer, NCHMCT Member
13 Secretary of the Board Dir.(A&F), NCHMCT Member/ Secretary

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